Book Reviews

Nonfiction: They’ll Blame Us: Growing Up Muslim After 9/11

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh’s memoir “Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age” should both enlighten and shame Americans who read it.
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Nonfiction: They’ll Blame Us: Growing Up Muslim After 9/11

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh’s memoir “Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age” should both enlighten and shame Americans who read it.
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Fiction: Paulette Jiles’s National Book Award Finalist Reviewed

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
An old man and a child travel across post-Civil War Texas in Paulette Jiles’s “News of the World.”
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Fiction: Paulette Jiles’s National Book Award Finalist Reviewed

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
An old man and a child travel across post-Civil War Texas in Paulette Jiles’s “News of the World.”
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Fiction: A Widow Uncovers Her Husband’s Paris Past in a Lauded New Novel

New York Times Book Reviews - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 04:00
In David Constantine’s “The Life-Writer,” a dying husband recalls a former love, sending his grieving wife deep into his younger days.
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Historical fiction: From 'Monticello' to Lincoln's assassin

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/06/2016 - 07:02

Four new titles include Paulette Jiles' National Book Award-nominated Western.

        
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Books: New and noteworthy

USAToday Books - Sun, 11/06/2016 - 05:03

Look for new thrillers from Stephenie Meyer and Lee Child.

        
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Weekend picks for book lovers

USAToday Books - Sat, 11/05/2016 - 04:00

Spend your weekend reading 'Faithful' by Alice Hoffman.

        
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The Shortlist: Debut Novels

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 12:12
New novels include Alix Hawley’s “All True Not a Lie in It,” a tongue-in-cheek fictional portrait of Daniel Boone.
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Paperback Row

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 12:03
Seven new paperbacks to check out this week.
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Crime: The Latest and Best in Crime Fiction

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:46
Michael Connelly continues to think up creative ways to keep his old war horse Harry Bosch on the job.
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The Story Behind This Week’s Best Sellers

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:40
Pat Conroy’s “A Lowcountry Heart,” a posthumous essay collection that includes some material from his charmingly capricious blog, is No. 11 on the hardcover nonfiction list.
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Fiction: Caroline Leavitt’s New Novel Takes a Dark Departure

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:34
A teenage girl has a crush that goes frighteningly wrong in Caroline Leavitt’s “Cruel Beautiful World.”
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Fiction: A New Novel Stars Astronomer in the 1700s

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:34
John Pipkin’s “The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter” is a many-stranded tale of wide-eyed astronomers in the 1700s.
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Letters : Letters to the Editor

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:22
Readers respond to recent reviews of Marie Ponsot’s “Collected Poems,” Gareth Stedman Jones’s “Karl Marx” and more.
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Open Book: Look It Up

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:15
John Simpson was hired by the Oxford English Dictionary when he was 22 years old. He became the O.E.D.’s chief editor.
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Inside The New York Times Book Review Podcast: Inside The New York Times Book Review: John Grisham on ‘The Whistler’

New York Times Book Reviews - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:00
This week, John Grisham talks about his latest novel, and Ben Macintyre discusses “Rogue Heroes.”
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For The Beatles, 1966 sparked a revolution

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 17:03

Pre-'Pepper,' it was the year when we would all discover that the band had changed.

        
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Grisham is king of USA TODAY's list - again

USAToday Books - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:54

'The Whistler' lands at No. 1; Garten, Bourdain have best-selling cookbooks.

        
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By the Book: Megyn Kelly: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 15:51
The Fox News anchor and author of “Settle for More” says “Bridget Jones’s Diary” reads “like my own journals from pretty much every phase of my life and made me laugh so hard I cried.”
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